Lockwood, Harold

Written by David Green.

Harold S. Lockwood, 87, of Packard Rd., Hudson, Mich., died Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at home.

He was born on Nov. 1, 1919, in Britton, the son of Samuel and Luella (Spohr) Lockwood.  On June 10, 1943, in Salt Lake City, Utah, he married Doris Jane Lumbardo.  She preceded him in death Oct. 19, 1964.

Harold was a life long farmer in Medina Township. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Hudson American Legion Hannan Colvin Post #180.

Survivors include two daughters, Martha "Jane" (and Charles) Russell of Waldron and Joanne (and Weldon) Keller of Osseo; a son, Keith (and Karen) Lockwood of Hudson; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Wilma (and Roscoe) Huff of Morenci, Barbara Hassenzahl of Canandaigua, Beverly (and Alvin) Weber of Hudson, and Karen (and Tom) Miller of Brooklyn; three brothers, Sam (and Carolyn) Lockwood of Waldron, Russell (and Carolyn) Lockwood of Waldron, and Richard (and Joan) Lockwood of Montpelier, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife, Doris, Harold was preceded in death by his parents; a son in infancy; three sisters, Lucille Fergusen and two in infancy; and three brothers, Donald, Merle, and Ken Lockwood.

Funeral service are scheduled at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Howard Yatzek and Darren Lemmon officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.  Visitation is planned from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County.

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